Buicks aren’t all boring, and they’re not just for the elderly. This youthful little kitten found one roomy enough to climb up in, and a local dealership had to pry the sweet thing out of there after the car’s owner—and other folks at stoplights—heard some loud meowing coming from somewhere near the wheel well.
The entire subcompact CUV segment owes its existence to the Buick Encore and it’s still one of the most popular cars in the little world it created. What do you need to know before you buy a Buick Encore? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
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As I understand it, the "steering wheel" is a necessary component in making a car change direction. If the "steering wheel" becomes detached, then the car can no longer turn. Sounds like a minor issue, but Buick is recalling 144 Encores because they see a "steering wheel" falling off as a major problem.
One of the quieter introductions at the Detroit Auto Show was Buick's new mini-crossover, the Encore. It's not an enthusiast vehicle, but it is an interesting take on Buick's ongoing effort to break its reputation as a brand for "the olds."